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fullTime
Theater ,
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Josh Feder

Camps Program Manager

Using the framework of themed weeks, NLBP Summer Camps are a fun and educational opportunity for young people ages 6-11. Camps are designed to be an introduction to various theatrical talents including acting, musical theater, technical theater, playwriting, improvisation, dance, Shakespeare, and more. A single camp takes place Monday-Friday for 3 hours a day, with a showcase for friends and family on the Barn stage at the end of the week. Morning and afternoon sessions are offered each week throughout July and mid-August. The Camps Manager should have prior experience teaching in the performing arts, work in arts administration, and a passion for working with young artists.

Job duties include:
- Oversee and support Camps' overall goals and organization
- Oversee and support Teaching Artists in curriculum development
- Set and monitor all policies and protocols for Camps, with Education Director
- Communicate with Edu Director and mainstage staff as needed for all coordination and collaboration with shared spaces and resources, and work in theater on presentation days
- Manage registration process, corresponding with parents, coordinating with Education Director and Education Associate- Manage and maintain camp rosters, emergency contacts, attendance info, and other health and safety needs
- Train, supervise, and support Teaching Artists as they plan and manage each week's camps; hire additional Teaching Artists as needed (with Education Director)
- Coordinate assignment of assistant teachers from NLBP company and guests as needed, and facilitate their inclusion in TAs' plans
- Acquire supplies, equipment, and resources needed for camps
- Oversee and supervise all daily/weekly operations and communications
- Manage and supervise arrivals and pick-ups, lunch hours
- Supervise, manage, and emcee Camp Friday presentations
- Oversee use, management, and cleanliness of all spaces
- Substitute teaching as needed for various things that may come up throughout the summer
- Identify and respond to camper's classroom conduct and other issues
- Support needs of teachers, students, and families, and provide a fun environment for all campers while ensuring the safety and welfare of participants at all times

Requirements:
- Prior experience in education and/or youth theater or equivalent
- Comfort with creating and developing lessons plans and documenting curriculum
- Experience as a leader, organizing both staff and students
- Desire to learn and grow as an educator and arts administrator
- Excellent classroom management skills
- Ability to effectively work with and communicate with parents
- Ability to work in a rigorous, fast-paced environment
- Work in a team environment with ability to work independently
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- A sense of humor and fun

Dates
-Arrival: July 5-7, 2022 (flexible)
-Camps Begin: July 11, 2022
-Final Camp Day: August 12, 2022
-End of Season Debrief: August 13/14
-Departure: August 14/15

Salary
$2000 for the season (disbursed in weekly installments)
Plus housing, all meals, and transportation to and from the Barn are covered.

Health + Safety: To support the health and safety of our staff and the communities we serve, the New London Barn Playhouse has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees. Proof of full vaccination status will be required prior to employment. We are monitoring guidance from the state of New Hampshire and the CDC, and will develop protocols for our Education programs later this spring to support the health and safety of our staff and students.

Please email a letter of interest and resume to Education Director, Sage Tokach, at education@nlbarn.org

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: New London, NH